Daewoo International (part of Posco)

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Daewoo International was acquired by Posco in August 2010.

Daewoo Group broke up during 1999-2002 into a number of companies, including Daewoo International. Please see also our separate sections on GM Daewoo Auto & Technology, Daewoo Electronics and Daewoo Group, each of which is separate from Daewoo International.

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15 December 2010

Norway Complicit in Human Rights Abuses in Burma

Author: EarthRights

The 40-page publication...documents how the Norwegian Pension Fund-Global (Fund) has USD $4.7 billion invested in 15 oil and gas companies from eight countries operating in Burma. The report finds these companies complicit in abuses such as forced...

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6 July 2010

APG details 19 exclusions; plans ESG by asset class

Author: Daniel Brooksbank, Responsible Investor

APG Asset Management…has detailed the 19 companies it excludes from its portfolio – as well as outlining its plans to develop a formal environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy...During the year APG made investments in…energy saving...

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26 March 2010

Blood Money: A Grounded Theory of Corporate Citizenship Myanmar (Burma) as a Case in Point

Author: Nicky Black, University of Waikato

From 2006 to 2009, Nicky Black studied corporate citizenship in the oil and gas sector in Myanmar…The resulting PhD thesis, ‘Blood Money. A Grounded Theory of Corporate Citizenship’...describes the drivers for more ‘responsible’ corporate engagement...

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21 October 2009

On Food Speculation, UN's Expert Says Nothing's Being Done, S. Korean Land Grabs from Madagascar to Sudan, Brazil on Ethanol

Author: Matthew Russell Lee, Inner City Press [USA]

After many speeches at the UN about the need to crack down on financial speculation in food, nothing has been done, the UN's expert on the right to food [Olivier de Schutter] told Inner City Press on Wednesday... De Schutter spoke about the...

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1 September 2009

[PDF] Total Impact: The Human Rights, Environmental, and Financial Impacts of Total and Chevron's Yadana Gas Project in Military-Ruled Burma (Myanmar)

Author: EarthRights International

...[New] evidence collected through 2009 attests to the on-going violent abuses committed by the Burma Army providing security for the companies [Chevron and Total] and the [Yadana] project... [This] report further documents the Burma Army's role in...

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15 June 2009

[PDF] A Governance Gap: The Failure of the Korean Government to hold Korean Corporations Accountable to the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises Regarding Violations in Burma

Author: EarthRights International (ERI) and the Shwe Gas Movement (SGM)

In late 2008, representatives from EarthRights International (ERI) and the Shwe Gas Movement (SGM) traveled to Seoul, Korea to file a 48-page Korean-language complaint with the Government of Korea regarding violations of the Guidelines by Daewoo and...

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14 June 2009

EarthRights Intl. says Korean Govt. "fails to investigate Korean corporations' involvement in abuses in Burma"

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19 March 2009

The Scramble For A Piece of Burma

Author: Hannah Beech, Time

In return for oil, natural gas, timber, hydropower, gemstones, cash crops and a periodic table's worth of minerals, countries like China, India, Thailand, Malaysia and South Korea are propping up — and massively enriching — Burma's top brass. [refers...

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1 March 2009

[PDF] Quarterly case update of OECD Guidelines cases filed by NGOs

Author: OECD Watch

[Overview of pending cases and recently concluded/ rejected cases brought under the OECD Guidelines, including:...

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29 December 2008

Firms to pipe Burma oil to China

Author: BBC

Burma's military government has signed a deal with a consortium of four foreign firms...South Korea's Daewoo and Korea Gas Corporation, and India's ONGC Videsh and GAIL... to pipe natural gas into neighbouring China...The deal...also involves supplying...

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